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Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de (1757-1834) Order of Battle

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03796 Author/Creator: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de (1757-1834) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript Date: circa 1780 Pagination: 1 p. ; 33.4 x 20.1 cm

Summary of Content: Organizational chart of General LaFayette's battle plan for reconnaissance down the west side of the Hudson River. Includes references to Brigadier Generals Hand, Poor, and Parsons, and Major Generals Lord Stirling (William Alexander), St. Clair, and Steuben.

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Full Transcript: Order of Battle
Major General Marquiss de la Fayette
Brigadier General Hand Brigadier General Poor

Left Wing Right Wing
Major General Arnold Major General Green
Major Gen.l McDougal Major ...General Howe Major Gen:l Lord Stirling Major Gen:l S,,t Clair
Poor Starks 2:nd Massach:ts 1:st Massach:ts New York New-Jersey 2:nd Pennsyl:a 1:st Pennsyla

Glover Nickson Clinton Maxwell
Major General Baron Steuben Brigadier General Parsons
4:th Massachusetts 3d Massachusetts 2:nd Connecticut 1:st Connecticut

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People: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794
Poor, Enoch, 1736-1780
Hand, Edward, 1744-1802
Parsons, Samuel Holden, 1737-1789
Alexander, William, 1726-1783
St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyBattle

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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